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William Gulya, Jr.

William Gulya, Jr.

Sitework Expert Consulting, Inc.
211 Del Rocco Court

Raritan, New Jersey 08869

Phone(908) 313-3126
Fax (908) 333-4939

Website www.siteworkexpert.com
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William Gulya, Jr. is a construction site work expert, specializing in excavation, earthwork and grading, water mains, sewer installation, trenching, shoring, underground utilities, OSHA Safety, pavement, curbs, sidewalks, parking lots and roads.

Services

William Gulya, Jr. provides services related to:
-Excavation & Construction Site Preparation
-Earthwork and Grading
-Trenching, Shoring, Trench Collapse
-Underground Utilities - Storm Sewer, Sanitary Sewer, Water Mains
-Concrete Curbs, Sidewalks, Parking Lots, and OSHA Safety Compliance


Litigation Support Services

William Gulya Jr., provides litigation support as a Contractor Consulting or Expert Consulting, and can act as an Expert Witness Testimony in Litigation Prevention, Mediations and Arbitrations.

Areas of Expertise

Profile

William Gulya, Jr., is a member of the third generation of his family to work in the construction industry. His grandfather was a builder who constructed area homes out of old Army crates after World War II, because there was no wood in the area. Gulya’s father, William, Sr., founded Middlesex Trenching Company in 1952 with a rubber-tired backhoe, one of the first hydraulically operated rubber-tire backhoes available.

When Gulya graduated from college in 1972, he joined the business, which consisted of a dump truck, two backhoes and five employees meeting in a deli that had a payphone on the wall.

Today Middlesex Trenching Company's slogan said, Minor in Criminal Justice it all: Considered required equipment by the construction industry for over 50 years.

In addition, Mr. Gulya now provides contractor consulting - litigation prevention, mediation, arbitration, and expert consulting and expert witness testimony for attorneys, plaintiff and defense; contractors; general contractors; and government agencies.

Consulting Practice

All States. Locations in New Jersey, New York, and North Carolina.

More Information

CV of William Gulya, Jr. - Legal Consultant
Construction Dispute Resolution, Expert Witness
Articles by William Gulya, Jr. - Litigation Support
Contact William Gulya, Jr. - Expert Witness

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Professional Experience

President & CEO, Middlesex Trenching Company, 1972 – Present

Excavation & Construction Site Preparation – earthwork and grading, water mains, sewer installation, trenching, containment, underground utilities, dike repair, heavy equipment rentals


Legal Experience & Services

Mr. Gulya has provided consulting, dispute resolution, and expert witness testimony in issues concerning: Construction Contract Disputes; Scheduling; Delay Claims; Differing Site Condition Claims; Change Order Justification, Support and Processing; Nonpayment Issues, Back Charges, construction safety, accidents heavy equipment and Lien Filings.

Attorney Comments:

“Your professionalism, preparation, documentation and supporting backup for a case are some of the best I have ever seen.”
“You lay out the case facts so well it allows me to be more effective.”
“I retained Bill as a site work expert in a litigated case. He quickly understood the issues we needed to address and offered his perspective in a helpful and thorough manner. We relied heavily on Bill's opinions in settling the matter. Bill is very knowledgeable about his subject area and what lawyers need out of experts, including litigation and work product protocols. I would retain him again without reservation. Top qualities: Expert, On Time, High Integrity.”


Affiliations

Alternative Dispute Resolution UNC
OSHA 40 hour
OSHA Competent person
MSHA Certified Training
NJBIA New Jersey Business & Industry Association
Building Trades Association
UTCA Utility & Transportation Contractors Association
Quest Construction Estimating Institute
Hard Dollar Estimating


Publications

Articles in the Binder Machinery Spotlight magazine
Article in Construction magazine for Kerr Concrete Pipe
Articles in Middlesex Trenching Company Site-Lines publication
Book The Straight Truth- The Life of An Expert Witness


Education

Union Technical Institute, 1972
University of North Carolina, Alternative Dispute Resolution, 2006
Ashford University BA 2013, major Communications, minor Criminal Justice


Articles Published by William Gulya, Jr.

 Expert Witness Retainer Practices

Recently while being interviewed for a case by an attorney, after discussing the basic issue involved the attorney naturally asked about my fee structure. I outlined my fees in detail, and informed her that I hold the retainer until the end of the engagement and apply it to the last invoice I generate for the case and/or any unpaid invoices. However, the retainer is nonrefundable if I work on the case less than 10 hours.

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 Construction Trench Collapse Cases Require Knowledge and Experience with OSHA

Trench collapses (a.k.a. cave-ins) are one of the most feared construction accidents in the underground utility and site-work construction industry. The very thought of being buried alive and crushed by the soil is horrifying and often results in death or serious injury. Construction Trench Collapse Cases Require Knowledge and Experience with OSHA Trench collapses.

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 Expert Witness - A Valuable Asset

Are attorneys overlooking a valuable asset? Many indeed are. As in any field of expertise, there are good and bad expert witnesses. A slogan I once read said, “The right attorney can make the difference.” So too can the right expert witness.

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 Citations and Your Credibility

Whether you have been an expert witness for years or are just starting out, accurate research, proper formatting of citations and clarity will make your written report accurate, impressive and, most of all, credible. As you gain more experience in utilizing proper techniques you will become more comfortable and confident.

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